Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
and japan. but xi jinping argues the right environment needs to be established first. >>> japanese survivors of the hostage crisis in algeria are back home along with the bodies of nine colleagues. the nation's leaders vow to continue their fight against terrorism. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline". the head of the chinese communist party want leaders from his country and japan to sit down and talk. xi jinping says he's seriously considering the possibility of high level dialogue but before it can happen he says the right environment needs to be established. japan/china relations have been strained since last fall because of a territorial dispute. xi made the comments after meeting with a senior japanese politician. natsuo yamaguchi leads the new komeito party. he delivered a letter from prime minister shinzo abe. natsuo yamaguchi told xi his visit marks the first step in improving relations. he says it's important to continue dialogue leading to a bilateral summit. xi jinping said he respects abe. he said abe was active in strengthening ties the last time he was prime minister and he said
Jan 28, 2013 6:30pm PST
that does have broad political support, but the price tag is controversial. >> angela merkel's environment minister says he wants to free the levy that is paid by consumers to fun that transition. it is billed as a temporary measure -- to fund that transition. it is billed as a temporary measure. >> electronic -- electricity prices are rising. with an election looming, the environment mr. is -- minister is putting on the brakes. subsequent rises would also be limited. >>> i do not think it is right that consumers and small and medium-sized businesses carry all the risk of electricity price rises as a result of the move towards renewables. >> industries that use a lot of electricity also face changes. until now, they were exempted from the clean energy surcharge. under the proposals, they will pnow have to pay their share. chancellor merkel's deputy has given his backing to the plans. >> i believe it is right not to proceed in small steps. we need a big, bold move, and a fundamental reform of the law on subsidizing renewable energy. >> the government will need the backing of the opposition
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
with homeless populations to doing things to help people get fit, to helping with the environment. really, anything that they want, they can find a way to turn into service. and our job is to help them make that possible. >> if this "strikes" you as a great way to do community service and you have some time to "spare," check out generation on. there's a link on our website. for "teen kids news," i'm emily l. >> there's still lots ahead, so stay with us. >> we'll be right back. >> new york state declaring a public-health emergency as the flu spreads. governor andrew cuomo issuing an executive order, allowing pharmacists to provide flu shots to patients between the ages of 6 months and 18 years old. a push is under way as latecomers seek protection from a miserable strain after an early spike in the flu season spreads across 47 states. federal health officials saying there is still vaccine available and it's not too late to benefit from it. survivors of the costa concordia shipwreck in italy and relatives of the 32 people who died commemorating the first anniversary of the tragic accident.
Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
climate is about, which is but the environment was about what led by who? teddy roosevelt. it was embraced by men like russell train, great republicans. it was a terrific republican sense of leadership. nelson that, the rockefeller. >> richard nixon? >> clean air act. i mean, the man that took the lead out of the air. richard nixon. the man who saved the waters of this country, richard nixon. the last great liberal president this country had. i would just like to see as rise above this pattern -- petty partisan bickering that i hear in this panel. >> this speech laid out the thing that we have to deal with. the things the government has to be involved in. the air, the water goes from state to state, city to city. one place cannot do it. it has to be the business -- the regulation of how you protect with all of that has to be the business of the federal government. >> could i get half a minute of the bottle? cap and trade worked well for acid rain. acid rain stays in our country. i am not against regulated carbon. if you can get china and india to do something. if they do not, we are spinni